On This Day

What Happened on November 26, 1927

Historical Events

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Hamilton Tigers, 9-6 for their first of 2 Championships

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernie Coombs, American-Canadian children's entertainer (Mr. Dressup), born in Lewiston, Maine (d. 2001)
  • John Carter, American actor (Scarface, The Hoax, Badlands, Max-Falcon Crest), born in Center Ridge, Arkansas (d. 2015)

Famous Weddings

  • Future Sound of Music matriarch and folk star Maria Augusta Kutschera (22) marries naval captain Georg von Trapp (47) in Salzburg

Famous Deaths

  • Jean-Louis Pisuisse, Dutch night club performer (governess), assassinated at 47
1927 Highlights

About November 26, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius